Trinis rule beach volleyball roost
The Trinidadians came, saw and conquered, when the Sizzlin Sandsexecuted Barbados Independence Invitational Games beach volleyball tournament climaxed last weekend.
In front of a large crowd at Pirates Cove, the duos of Abby Blackman and Rheeza Grant, along with Daniel Williams and Daynte Stewart, took the gold as well as airline tickets, compliments of LIAT.
Blackman and Grant won their final with a 21-6, 21-14 victory over country mates Britney Choon and Tsyan Selvon. Williams and Stewart stopped the local pair of Elwyn Oxley and Mark Lewis 21-18, 21-16.
In the semi-finals, Blackman/grant crushed Tarah Mayers/janelle Chase-mayers 21-2, 21-8, while Choon/selvon edged Marissa Dowell/shonte Seale 21-6,16-21, 15-12.
Among the men, Williams/stewart defeated Sheldon Roach/ Ahkeem Mayers 21-13, 21-6 and Oxley/lewis stopped Omar Sealy/ Ronald Rice 21-18, 21-18.